In April, in the face of ongoing disruption to our schools, we began the 11th annual school governance survey. Thousands of trustees and governors told us what matters most to them, helping us to communicate those opinions and concerns directly to government and policymakers.
1. Managing the role
At NGA, we remain in awe of the hours given by volunteers to their schools and trusts – as serving trustees or governors ourselves, we know the commitment of time and energy you put in.
But it is sobering that one-quarter of respondents say that the expectations are not manageable given professional and personal commitments.